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Long Term Follow Up of Celiac Disease—Is Atherosclerosis a Problem?

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Department of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition Disorders, The Children's Memorial Health Institute, Warsaw, 04-730, Poland
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Department of Pathology, The Children's Memorial Health Institute, Warsaw, 04-730, Poland
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Nutrients 2014, 6(7), 2718-2729; https://doi.org/10.3390/nu6072718
Received: 12 March 2014 / Revised: 13 May 2014 / Accepted: 7 July 2014 / Published: 21 July 2014
Celiac disease (CD) is a lifelong condition and it often involves impaired nutrition, wide spectrum of symptoms and it requires constant dietetic treatment. The impact of the gluten-free diet on patients’ nutritional status and on the other biochemical parameters is being widely investigated. In this article we looked into particular risk factors that might lead to increased prevalence of atherosclerosis in CD patients, including nutritional status, gluten-free diet, lipids profile and concomitant disease—type 1 diabetes mellitus. Here, we present the current data and research on these risk factors of atherosclerosis with respect to celiac disease. View Full-Text
Keywords: celiac disease; atherosclerosis; obesity; diabetes mellitus celiac disease; atherosclerosis; obesity; diabetes mellitus
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Rybak, A.; Cukrowska, B.; Socha, J.; Socha, P. Long Term Follow Up of Celiac Disease—Is Atherosclerosis a Problem? Nutrients 2014, 6, 2718-2729.

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